With 20 plus years of booking and producing shows – learning never stops. Show Tips is our weekly “how to” discussion, including tips on how to move a good show to a great show…Show Tips

Show Tips: Why You Should Always Have a “Plan B”

For this week’s Show Tips, we sit down with talent network owner David Sedelmeier after his return from working on-site at a major convention in Las Vegas. Read on for some tips on handling entertainment on a large-scale, and why it’s always good to plan for Plan B:

So you just got back from Vegas…What were you there for?
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Show Tips: Booking a National Act

Have you ever considered booking a National Act? Wondered how to begin and what it entails? Read this week’s Q&A Show Tips with talent network’s David Sedelmeier, where we cover what you need to begin the process of booking a national act, and what may work best for you next event.
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Show Tips: Comedy & Fundraisers (Part 2 of 2)

Continuing on from last week, this is Part 2 (of 2) of our Show Tips Q&A with talent network owner David Sedelmeier – discussing how combining Comedy and Fundraisers can be advantageous for your organization. Read on to learn a little bit more of what to expect and, as always, let us know what you think.
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Show Tips: Comedy & Fundraisers (Part 1 of 2)

Planning a Fundraiser? Let talent network help! One great way to raise money for a good cause is with comedy and in Part 1 (of 2) of this new Show Tips Q&A with talent network owner David Sedelmeier, we discuss how combining comedy shows and fundraisers can be a great advantage for your organization.
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Show Tips: Should I Book a DJ or a Band? (Part 2 of 2)

We are constantly asked which is better for an event: a DJ or a Band. In Part 2 (of 2) of this Show Tips Q&A with talent network owner David Sedelmeier, we try to shed some light on the dilemma – offering some advice on what musical options may fit your event and tastes best.
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Show Tips: Should I Book a DJ or a Band? (Part 1 of 2)

We are constantly asked which is better for an event: a DJ or a Band. I sat down with talent network owner, David Sedelmeier, to ask some questions to help shed some light on the dilemma. We broke this Q&A edition of Show Tips down into two segments because some of the questions led us into other areas we felt were good to cover.
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Show Tips: How Can Lighting Improve Your Event?

Sometimes adding a little lighting can really set an event apart from the rest. We recently booked F. Lee Bailey for a speaking engagement, which took place in a vast exhibit hall in the late morning of a conference. That night, one of the best bands in Pittsburgh would be performing for the post-dinner party.
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Show Tips: How to Seat a Room For a Comedy Show

As Steve Martin said in his book “Born Standing Up,” comedy is about attention. So when doing a comedy show in a ballroom, fire hall or banquet room, we need to create a scenario that helps the comic gain that vital ingredient.
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